Fire Safety Lead

Date Posted 22/03/2024

Application Closing Date 19/04/2024 23:59

Hours 36 per week

Salary £50,000 per annum

Location Salford

Everything we do aims to positively impact the lives of our social housing tenants and deliver on what matters to them and their communities. We provide safe, well-maintained, sustainable homes and deliver customer-focused services. ForHousing is a place where everyone can thrive and be themselves.


As part of our Safe Homes Team, you’ll lead and develop a proactive fire safety function, providing support and advice to enable us to exceed our statutory obligations. You’ll work with Health and Safety, and Asset Management colleagues to develop and implement Fire Safety Strategy and procedures.


Why ForHousing?

  • Hybrid working – most of your time can be spent working at home, or you’re free to spend more time in the office if you prefer.
  • Agile working – we are outcome driven, so we empower you to do your best work, in the way that works best for you.
  • STAR – through our partnership with STAR you can save money on everyday spending and make your money go further with discounts across a wide range of shops and products.
  • Smartech – purchase technology or white goods and spread the cost.
  • Wellbeing centre – gym discounts, exercise videos, mindfulness tools, nutrition advice, financial advice and more.
  • Cycle to work scheme – save up to 40% on bikes and equipment.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – access to a 24/7 counselling and support helpline.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Carrying out, reviewing, and monitoring fire risk assessments.
  • Line management of the Fire Safety Officer and Fire Safety Apprentice.
  • Collaborating with external and internal stakeholders.
  • Producing reports and reviewing fire safety policies and procedures.
  • Managing and making budget recommendations.
  • Identifying high fire risk areas and work activities, ensuring they’re risk assessed and taking preventative action.
  • Providing guidance and advice on fire protection.


What we’re looking for:

  • Driving licence and use of a vehicle for work purposes.
  • NEBOSH Fire Certificate or equivalent.
  • IFE or equivalent registered fire risk assessor.
  • Great teamwork and communications skills.

ForHousing is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

If you need any adjustments to be made to our recruitment process, please get in touch with the team on

Please note we reserve the right to close our advert early, depending on application volumes.